Learn Azure Data Lake Analytics by Example

Azure Data Lake Analytics, is a powerful on-demand analytics job service on Microsoft Azure. By reading this article, you can learn Azure Data Analytics by Example.   The Example Since this is an introductory article on Azure Data Lake Analytics, the example that will be presented, will be a simple one just to showcase the technology. … Read more…

Learn Azure SQL Database: Creating your First Database

Microsoft Azure SQL Database is a fully managed cloud database service, provided as part of Microsoft Azure. That means, that via the Microsoft Azure Portal, among other, you can easily create database servers, and thus host your databases. Moreover, you can still continue to use the same SQL tools you used for on-premises SQL Server … Read more…

Built-In JSON Support in SQL Server and Azure SQL Database

JSON stands for JavaScript Object Notation and it is widely used for data representation in the data services world. With built-In JSON support in SQL Server and Azure SQL Database, you can format query results as JSON by adding the “FOR JSON” clause to a SELECT statement in SQL Server and Azure SQL Database. Also, … Read more…